newborn to do list
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early days must dos
register your baby's birth at your local birth registration office
add your baby to your Medicare card
add your child to your Private Health Insurance
add your child to your Medicare Family Safety Net
complete application forms for government financial benefits
look into education options
, including kindys and preschools - you need to get your name down scarily early at some institutions
need some extra help?
having trouble breastfeeding or just want reassurance that you are doing it right? Employ the services of a local lactation consultant
join our parenting forum
, ask about local facilities, general ailments, ideas, share stories, laugh, chat and get support
other to-dos plus fun stuff
visit our shops directory
for comprehensive lists of local and online stockists of anything and everything you might need, including nursery & baby products, toys, baby clothes, breastfeeding clothes, travel accessories and much more...
read through our ultimate guide baby tips blogs
for advice and info on sleeping & settling, breastfeeding, bottlefeeding, bathing baby, nappy choices, starting solids and more...
going back to work - find part-time, career & home-business help in our jobs portal
visit the Bub Hub activities directory
for details of local children's play, activity, music, drama & craft programmes, parks & local activities, swim schools and more...
travelling, going on holiday or just out and about?
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